We can help with your disinfection needs
COVID-19 is changing the way we all work and handle the most routine of tasks. Offering disinfection services is more critical than ever as we all deal with this highly contagious coronavirus. We are committed to help you find solutions to keep your facility clean and your workers safe during these uncertain times. If you or your team members have ...
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Join us for MSHA Part 46 training
Are you looking to fulfill your Part 46 Training Guidelines? Join Fehr Graham for our MSHA Part 46 8-hour Annual Online Refresher Training. We will cover surface mining (hazard detection, avoidance and reporting), emergency procedures, respiratory devices and first aid. Using a combination of Zoom and interactive polling, this virtual training will...
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Manchester, Iowa, staff touts Core Values, services in KMCH 94.7 ads
The professionals in our Manchester, Iowa, office recorded two ads that are playing regularly on local radio station KMCH 94.7 as part of the Business of the Day segment. The two ads have two different focuses. The first one highlights our Core Values. Our second ad explains our services and how we help our clients. Click play to listen to the...
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Resources for COVID-19 information
The United States now has the most COVID-19 cases. As federal, state and local governments urge people to stay home, companies must find a new balance. The resources below can help answer questions you may have during this time: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)This site has everything you need to know about COVID-19 and how it p...
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Universal waste regulation update affects aerosol can
The United States Environmental Protection Agency recently updated its Universal Waste regulations to include aerosol cans. Environmental Scientist Amy Trimble shares some highlights on the federal regulation, which went into effect on Feb. 7. What is an aerosol can?A nonrefillable receptacle that contains compressed gas, liquefied or dissolved und...
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Annual emission reports due May 1
The deadline for Annual Emissions Reporting is quickly approaching. Fehr Graham is here to help if your team is short-handed because of COVID-19. We've helped many companies for more than 25 years complete this regulatory obligation. Please give us a call with any questions. 815.235.7643
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$10.8 million in improvements planned for Catlin, Illinois, Wastewater Treatment Plant
The Wastewater Treatment Plant in Catlin, Illinois, needed upgrades to improve capability, reliability and flexibility. The plant was built in 1977 and partially improved in 2001, but it required more updates to ensure it complied with Illinois Environmental Protection Agency standards. So, in 2016, the Village hired Fehr Graham...
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Need surfaces tested for COVID-19? We can help
Are you concerned that COVID-19 may be present at your facility? Fehr Graham is offering a lab test that looks for the presence of the COVID-19 virus on surfaces. Working with one of our trusted partner environmental testing labs, this simple test uses a swab to collect a sample that is scanned using Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U...
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We are here for you during COVID-19
As we respond to ongoing health concerns related to the coronavirus (COVID-19), Fehr Graham remains open and committed to our clients. We have taken precautionary measures with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Occupational Safety and Health Administration to ensure the safety of our customers and our employees and th...
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Wisconsin 11 construction restarts
After a mild winter, construction on Wisconsin 11 near Monroe restarted earlier than expected. The project, which started in March 2019, will repair 6 miles of deteriorating concrete between Wisconsin 81 and Hiltbrand Lane and improve intersections at County KK, Stauffacher Road, Richland Road and Hiltbrand.Construction workers are taking precautio...
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Environmental Health and Safety Project Manager Scott Perian hired
  Fehr Graham, a leading Midwest engineering and environmental firm, is pleased to announce the hiring of Scott Perian as an Environmental Health and Safety Project Manager.  Perian, who came to Fehr Graham with 28 years of experience in environmental health and safety services, is responsible for client coordination, ...
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Progress continues at South Beloit Wastewater Treatment Plant
 Seth Gronewold, PE, discusses project costs, unexpected setbacks and when the plant will be ready for full use in the South Beloit, Illinois, community.Clint Wolf with the Beloit (Wisconsin) Daily News covered the meeting.
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National Surveyors Week: Meet Adam Recker, Professional Land Surveyor
National Surveyors Week is celebrated every year starting the third Sunday in March. The goal of the week is to educate the public through classroom contact, media and visible public service. Today, we get to know Professional Land Surveyor Adam Recker.    Q: What drew you into the surveying career?I was taking any drafting class I could ...
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Senior Project Engineer Walter Koch hired
Fehr Graham, a leading Midwest engineering and environmental firm, is pleased to announce the hiring of Walter Koch as a Senior Project Engineer. Koch has 20 years of project management and civil engineering experience. He is also a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sedimentation Control. Koch is responsible for client ...
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News-Gazette interviews Matt Johnson for Beyond the Boardroom feature
Matt Johnson The News-Gazette in Champaign, Illinois, interviews local leaders weekly about their work values and routines. Matt Johnson, one of Fehr Graham's eight owners, was interviewed for their eighth Beyond the Boardroom article. Matt was happy to discuss leadership, management and lifestyle.  
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OSHA 300 forms crucial for workplace safety
  To keep employees safe, businesses must adhere to certain safety standards. Many of those employers must track serious workplace injuries and illnesses to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA was founded in 1970 because of rising work-related injuries and deaths. The agency’s goal is to reduce the number o...
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National Engineers Week: Engineers are pioneers of progress
    Engineers are pioneers. I’m not just saying that because I am one. Building roads and cities, traveling to space, concentrating on renewable and sustainable energy, and making areas accessible are just some examples of how engineers have made our community better.  National Engineers Week is this week., and this year’s theme “Pio...
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Manchester makes plans and measures success
Since 1984, the City of Manchester, Iowa, has had annual discussions regarding goal setting for the coming year. The City understands the importance of strategic planning for the future. These discussions address the City’s major accomplishments and identify issues, concerns, trends and opportunities. This process helps the council and city staff i...
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Marc Smith promoted to Senior Engineering Technician
Fehr Graham, a leading Midwest engineering and environmental firm, announced the promotion of Marc Smith from Crew Chief to Senior Engineering Technician.   Smith works in the firm’s Rockford, Illinois, office. In his new position, he sets up staking information for construction projects and schedules crews to complete requests. Smith als...
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Gov. JB Pritzker announces $29.7 million in grants for Illinois park projects
Several Illinois park districts got financial support today when Gov. JB Pritzker announced $29.7 million in grants to help fund 85 local park projects, including three in the area.  The grants are funded through the state’s Open Space Land Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) program and administered by the Illinois Department of Natural Resou...
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